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5 of 5 bubbles Review of Gleninchaquin

Ranked #2 of 50 things to do in Kenmare
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: We are a small business, principally running a commercial sheep farm. We also have a passion for nature, the countryside and conservation. We embrace both business & tourism in an effort to make your experience of Ireland a memorable one. Agri-Tourism, Eco-Tourism, we warmly welcome you here. We are a private park, we maintain everything at our own expense which is why we make a small charge on entry. There is much of Kerry that is inaccessible, our park offers access through well maintained paths together with facilities as you may expect at any attraction. Washrooms, wheelchair access and much more. All of this takes funds to maintain and to enhance your experience here on Beara.
Useful Information: Activities for young children, Bathroom facilities, Activities for older children, Wheelchair access, Food available for purchase
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10 reviews
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Reviewed 25 September 2011

Well worth a visit - stunning views, very well set out with some fantastic viewing areas. Very well maintained & nice friendly owners.

Visited September 2011
2 Thank LimerickDinky
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Oslo, Norway
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4 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great park”
Reviewed 21 September 2011

Great park for hiking and well worth a visit. Good options for hiking. Beautiful setting in a lovely country area.

Visited August 2011
2 Thank ladykatieuno
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Corsica, France
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Great place to visit”
Reviewed 22 August 2011

Glen Incaquin park is a really great place to visit, lovely views and a number of differnt walks which you can do on various levels.
Had a great day here and felt great and relaxed afterwards.

Visited August 2011
2 Thank Rudolf P
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Stamford, New York
2 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“A peaceful place with stunning views”
Reviewed 15 August 2011

We had an amazing time at Gleninchaquin. We brought a picnic lunch and started out with the intent to hike the easy trail as we had a 4 year old with us. The trail through the woods was quaint and the small falls and rock pools were so peaceful. However, as we got further along we were drawn to the beautiful open views and ended up doing the trail that goes over the falls. We were not sorry. Absolutely beautiful. We took so many pictures and they came out amazing but they still couldn't even come close to the real beauty in person. And we loved that there were sheep too. The owners/hosts were very welcoming and friendly. I would recommend this park to anyone who loves being outside in the fresh air and seeing amazing views. Don't forget to check out the stone circle on your way out - you can see the beautiful waterfall in the background. It makes a great picture.

Visited July 2011
3 Thank Patricia W
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Limerick, Ireland
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39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
“Great day out!”
Reviewed 6 August 2011

My husband and I visited Kenmare with our two dogs and as it's a private sheep farm we were unsure whether we would be allowed do the walks but it was no problem. Needless to say we kept them on leads. It is a very remote spot but beautiful. There is a choice of routes to take. We chose an easy trail, taking around an hour. We went through a water garden and pretty woodland with a beautiful stream running alongside with several mini waterfalls. We then went out into open countryside and up a small incline to get fantastic views of the valley. We came down at the foot of the the main waterfall. It really was lovely though not as spectacular as some reviews, I imagine due to a lack of rainfall, lovely all the same. We returned to the car park through a meadow full of sheep. It was a lovely way to spend the afternoon and not too taxing, although I believe there are trails of varying difficulty. We found our way around easily thanks to the directions the owner gave us before we set out. There is a €5 entrance fee per person but the grounds are so beautifully kept that it's worth it and it is privately owned. I would recommend bringing a picnic as there are lots of tables along the way and definitely bring a camera for the views. I had good supportive runners which were fine for the trail we did. I think hiking boots might be a better idea if you wanted to do longer trails. Definitely worth a trip!

Visited August 2011
4 Thank MilMilis
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